Getting Started

Accela Construct API is a REST-based API that empowers agencies, partners, and developers to build civic engagement apps that extend and customize Civic Platform solutions. Using the Construct API, developers can build innovative apps that bring core government functions such as permit applications, licensing, land and asset management within the citizens’ easy reach. These apps create efficiencies for agency staff and increase engagement between citizens and government.

Register your app on Accela Developer Portal > My Apps.

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Check out your app sandbox - get a test API token and access to a test environment.

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Take a look at the Construct API Basics.

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Make your first Construct API call!

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Hands-on Training

Want to try building a garage sale permitting app using the Construct API? The hands-on exercises in this training on Accela Community is a great way for you to get started. You will need to login Accela Community to gain access to the training.